When I think of Japan, I think of rituals, traditions and history. Of geishas, parasols, steaming onsen and cherry blossoms. That and some of the best skincare products in the world full of natural ingredients. Japanese women are known for glowing, youthful skin and silky hair. It's not just skincare products though. Beauty starts from … Continue reading 10 Japanese beauty rituals to try at home
Yes I know, it's so old fashioned! Stand up straight, shoulders back, sit up straight, DON'T SLOUCH! My mum said all that about four million times a day and I tried to ignore it as much as possible. Here's the thing, have you ever had inexplicable headaches or back pain or a stiff neck? It … Continue reading Why it’s important to have good posture!
I turned 40 the other day. It didn't hurt, strangely enough, but it got me thinking about all the lotions and potions I've smeared all over myself to keep the wrinkles, age spots, and saggy bits a bay when I should have been looking at my daily habits as well. I've had facials that cost … Continue reading Do you really need all those expensive anti-ageing creams? How to stay fabulously firm and glowy without breaking the bank!
We all know that a cup of chamomile tea before bed helps us to drift off or to calm our nerves after a long day but did you know that it can also be used to treat acne and eczema or lighten your blonde hair? Please note: Chamomile is a member of the daisy family. … Continue reading Calming chamomile tea for clear, soft skin and restful sleep.
We take water for granted. So much so that we don't drink it. Only two out of five people drink the recommended 8 glasses of water a day. Our brains and blood are mostly water, we need water to regulate our body temperature and even to breathe! We all know what it's like to be … Continue reading Water for your health and Beauty: Why you really need it
A few drinks after work turned into a night out and it's only Wednesday! You've had a few drinks too many and you have to wake up and drag yourself to work. How do you get through the day looking bright eyed and bushy tailed while everyone else looks like death? Step one: Start drinking … Continue reading SO! You have the world’s worst hangover? How to survive a day at work!
There are times when we all start to feel tired and a little disconnected from the world. We juggle multiple tasks, responsibilities and obligations and forget to take care of the basics.